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Nov 20, 2012 11:30am PST
days of deadly fighting the cease-fire that could be in the works between israel and gaza. >>> new controversy for the voice of elmo. [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announcer ] call now. bundles with u-verse tv, internet and home phone start at $89 a month. now get the same great price for two years. [ female announcer ] switch today and get a total home dvr included, free for life. [ male announcer ] you get reliable, high speed internet on our advanced digital network. choose from speeds up to 24 megs. [ female announcer ] and with u-verse tv you can record four shows at once on your total home dvr and play them back in any room. [ male announcer ] so call now. u-verse triple-play bundles start at $89 a month. now get the same great pric
KOFY
Nov 19, 2012 11:30am PST
the rooms. >>> to the violence in the middle east. israel and hamas both say they are open to a diplomatic solution. airstrikes continue for a sixth day with deadly results, with the elections in israel coming up in january. katie marzullo is here with the latest. >> reporter: we have new video, from this morning, you can see israeli missile hit a highrise in gaza city. the building houses foreign and domestic media offices. islamic jihad said the strike killed one of its top leaders. day six, israeli aircraft has not let up, one strike was captured on video behind cnn's anderson cooper. it was deja vu for cooper who experienced the same thing yesterday, live on the air. >> whoa! >> reporter: over the weekend israel was targeting hopes of hamas activists one strike took out 10 members of one family, four were children thousands attended their funeral today. at the same time dozens of hamas rockets fired into israel, one hit an empty school. >> i very much hope over the coming days we can achieve cessation on a basis that is sustainable. >> reporter: an israeli official says his
KOFY
Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST
afternoon an all-out war between israel and hamas. israeli ground troops massing for what appears to be a ground offensive into the gaza strip that follows hamas' rocket attacks deep into israel some landing in suburban tel aviv. unconfirmed reports of three israel -- israeli casualties. 15 casualties, including civilians following yesterday's air strike that killed hamas' top military commander. >>> meteorologist mike nicco, keeping a close eye on that rain coming our way soon. >> just about five more hours of daylight and dry weather to get youries finished before the rain when it comes it is going to come in waves and it is going to be here all weekend. we'll try to give you a timetable and how much you are going to get. >>> also, the investigation into whether 5 hour energy drinks are dangerous, even deadly for some. >>> hostess says it is not kidding, why the company is [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price
KOFY
Nov 21, 2012 11:30am PST
agreement was reached about 90 minutes ago. we want to take you live to jerusalem to israel this is israeli president benjamin netanyahu. he has confirmed the truce this morning he's speaking live. he says he agreed after consulting with president obama. you see him wrapping up his remarks now. also we want to show you this video, secretary of state clinton in cairo. >> united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease-fire in gaza the rocket attacks must end a calm returns. the people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence, today's agreement is a step in the right direction that we should build on. >> reporter: just a few hours ago the violence was escalating. israel launched rapid fire airstrikes on gaza city after a small militant group set off a bomb on a bus full of civilians in tel aviv, 27 people were hurt. the cease-fire reached just now, beginning just now, includes that after 24 hours of quiet gaza's border crossings with israel will be open. over the course of this weeklong conflict, 147 palestinians in gaza have been killed. five israelis dead
KOFY
Nov 16, 2012 11:30am PST
. the explosion happened 25 miles southeast of louisiana. >>> in the middle east this morning, israel is moving a step to a possible ground defensive in gaza calling up 16,000 reservists. sporadic shelling continues to rattle israel. they are trying to negotiate a truce. the shells fell in your for the first time in 1970. 23 palestinians and three israelis have been killed since the violence erupted on wednesday. >> kristen: david petraeus testified on capitol hill in his first public appearance sex scandal made him step down. the private hearing is focusing on what he knew about the deadly attack in benghazi. he said the attacks were a terrorist strike not a spontaneous protest. he did tell lawmakers he was sorry about his affair, but it had nothing to do with his handling of libya. >> cheryl: snother showdown in washington, congressional leaders are confident that can reach a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff and risk of a new recession. taxes on all americans are set to go up if they can't reach a deal. republicans want to reduce the deficit by closing tax loopholes >> kristen: mike
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 11:00am PST
cease-fire that could be in the works between israel and gaza. >>> new controversy for the voice of elmo. the new accuser who stepped for. . >>> in the mideast news of a cease-fire could be announced shortly. u.s. is stepping up diplomatic efforts. deadly airstrikes and rocket attacks continue. t.j. winick reports. >> reporter: this morning an israeli man armed with an ax and knife stabbed a guard at the u.s. embassy in tel aviv the guard was wounded but fired off a few shots, security wrestled the man to the ground. president obama is sending secretary of state clinton to the mideast to help work out a cease-fire between israel and hamas in gaza. >> the united states does not engage directly with hamas. hamas has not met the conditions that we've set for many years to renounce terrorism to recognize israel's right to exist. >> reporter: tensions are fraying in gaza. israeli jets cratering over 100 targets, killing five, gaza militants blasted off over 60 rockets at israel. abc news was there as one family bolted to their bomb shelter as the sirens sounded. with columns of tanks massing
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 4:00pm PST
between israel and hamas. >> the israelies began a campaign on wednesday after months of rocket attacks by hamas into israel. the violence left hundreds dead. abc 7 news mark matthews is live right now where supporters of both sides are demonstrating again, outside of the israeli consulate. mark? >> this rain brought 250 behind me. tonight boy say maybe 50 or 0 tops ear in front of the clonsit calling on rail to end their military strikes in gaza. and again, on the other side of the street we're seeing pro israel democrat strailtors. i'd say maybe two dozen calling on palestinians to stop shooting rockets into israel. >> the group shows several rockets being fired towards israel. hamas fighters launched 500 in the past six days including 75 today. families inntg1÷ israel have ben forced into shelters.. >> it's very scary. we can't go to school.y[.6 >> and air strikes are taking their toll on the ground in gaza. strikes destroyed buildings. the death toll reached 100. this mother lost her 2-year-old and 4-year-old in gaza city saying i'm in shock, i don't believe it. for the second day
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00am PST
than 100 rockets into israel overnight and israel retaliated. two homes in gaza destroy, killing four, wounding 42. coming up, katie marzullo will tell us about the peace deal world leaders are trying to gauche >> man arrested at oakland international airport for allegedly carrying bomb making materials will be in court today. 49-year-old jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody thursday night. he a watch with fuses, switches and wires, layers of insoles inside boots which were two sizes too big he told investigators he's an artist and he was carrying artwork his lawyer give a statement he said in part, ex-centric artists behave he can -- eccentric artists behave eccentricly. >>> the battle to bring war -- jurors to san francisco is expected to get new reinforcements restaurant and hotel workers are expected to join in support of the proposed new arena. the proposal includes new hotel built across from the arena. last week the board of supervisors voted the one billion dollar project is financially feasible. the resolution is set to come before the full board
ABC
Nov 22, 2012 4:30am PST
. >> hamas has declared today a national holiday. and says israel is inevitably destined for defeat. with more, we're joined by abc's lama hasan, who is live in jerusalem. lama? >> reporter: good morning to you, brandi. we saw the cease-fire agreement yesterday that was mediated, brokered and announced by the egyptians. we saw the egyptian foreign minister announce that late last night that a cease-fire will take hold. that both israel and hamas have agreed to some of those terms. now, we saw the other major player in these negotiations, the united states. the foreign minister was flanked by u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton. and the feeling is that having her presence in the region has made a difference in expediting the negotiation talks. now, as for the cease-fire, it's safe to say that the region remains on -- quite tense at the moment. just waiting to see if the agreement will hold. now, both israel and hamas have agreed to some of those terms. and the main term is to stop the fighting. we're about -- over 13 hours, now, into the cease-fire agreement. and it seems to be h
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm PST
news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle began when israel killed hamas' military leader in retaliation hamas fired hundreds of rockets into israel from the gaza strip. israel is targeting possible hamas rocket sites. they also have 75,000 troops ready to march into gaza if necessary. president obama says he supports israel's right to defend itself. now, the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco. the palestinian demonstrators want to see an end to the strikes on the gaza strip. and right across the street, israeli supporters shouted their nation is acting in self-defense. >>> new at 11:00, a road rage incident in fremont escalate need a physical fight before police arrested one of the drivers. it happened in the middle of auto mall parkway. police say both drivers, one in a cement truck, stopped right in the middle of the road claiming to have been cutoff. the driver of the cement truck pu
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 6:00am PST
of state clinton is taking as violence escalates between gaza and israel. >>> welcome back. thought i would show you sprinkles in the south bay around milpitas towards alum rock heading down towards it looks like center road back towards campbell, los gatos. a little wet weather for your neighborhoods, more impressive san francisco, south san francisco towards berkeley, alameda towards richmond across the bridge towards san rafael, larkspur up 101 to novato, 37 to american canyon getting wet now, as is 29 and 128 in the north bay. throughout the day the bulk of the light rain will fall in the north bay drizzle around most of the bay will become scattered more widespread rain north to south through the evening and overnight tomorrow afternoon gone and dry for thanksgiving. >>> peninsula fatal accident with caltrain at charleston avenue station, major delays throughout the system of caltrain northbound and southbound directions are stopped. we are getting word southbound at redwood city may be reopening, they will be getting single tracking shortly that has not happened yet. the first
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 2:00am PST
between israel and the gaza strip. air raid sirens warned of more than a hundred rockets launched from gaza. more than 81 palestinians have been killed since last wednesday. coming up at 11 oocht 30, -- 11:30, why there is growing concern of a ground attack. >> he is there and the first u.s. leader ever to visit the southeast asian country with a history of authoritarian rule and ethnic violence. the president is meeting with the add vaw set and later will meet with the country's president and prime minister in a show for recent democratic reforms. an east bay community gathered to mourn the anniversary of a local marine's death. he was just 19 years old when he was killed in afghanistan. a memorial to joshua has been established in danville at the veterans building. community support has helped joshua's parents get through a very difficult year. >> the community have gone over and above with what i think is normal in supporting us, loving us and showing fundraisers and letting us now how they have honored our son's life. >> the death should remind everyone that we have military s
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00am PST
bus in israel. passengers injured, continuing efforts to reach a cease-fire. #t >>> welcome back. thanks for sticking around checking out live doppler returns aren't as impressive as they were earlier we still have a ton of moisture sitting in our atmosphere a few more showers upstream to the south wet as they roll northeast. just talked to sue she said you don't need chains in the high country, definitely snow at the peaks there. if you are heading that way, we still have winter weather advisory until 4:00 this afternoon. system coming and stalling on top of us high pressure pushing next system north this front may never make it all the way through even if it does i think it will wash out by noon sunny pockets, upper 50s at the coast to mid 60s for the rest of us, have a coat handy, 40s and 50s by 7:00. >>> bay bridge toll no metering lights yet, cash paying folks backing up towards the overcrossing, i expect metering lights any time, wet, selection, a lot of standing water, multiple solo spin-outs and accidents. eastbound 580 past greenville, jackknife big rig three left lanes
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
expect it coming up. >>> the death toll is climbing as there are more rocket attacks between israel and the gaza strip. air raid sirens warned of more than a hundred rockets launched from gaza. more than 81 palestinians have been killed since last wednesday. coming up at 11 oocht 30, -- 11:30, why there is growing concern of a ground attack. >> he is there and the first u.s. leader ever to visit the southeast asian country with a history of authoritarian rule and ethnic violence. the president is meeting with the add vaw set and later will meet with the country's president and prime minister in a show for recent democratic reforms. an east bay community gathered to mourn the anniversary of a local marine's death. he was just 19 years old when he was killed in afghanistan. a memorial to joshua has been established in danville at the veterans building. community support has helped joshua's parents get through a very difficult year. >> the community have gone over and above with what i think is normal in supporting us, loving us and showing fundraisers and letting us now how they have
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 4:30am PST
the bloody conflict between israel and the palestinians. the u.s. navy is positioning three ships in the remote chance american citizens might need to be evacuate from israel. amid talk of cease-fire there's a steady stream of rocket fire. israel is ready to escalate operations if a deal cannot be reached. it has been amassing ground forces along the border for days, missiles killed 113 in gaza, almost half civilians. more than 700 rockets have landed in israel, three have been killed there. >>> in the bay area, in about 90 minutes the morning shift at the port will have to cross a picket line get to work. amy hollyfield is live at the port. this is going on at oakland airport. >> reporter: that's right this is scheduled to start at 6:00, the second phase of the strike. the first phase started last night. they've picketed at oakland international airport. this is the union that represents maintenance and janitorial workers who work at the port offices. the port authority is asking the union to contribute 5% to their own retirement fund. the union says the strike has been called becau
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 11:00am PST
the rooms. >>> to the violence in the middle east. israel and hamas both say they are open to a diplomatic solution. airstrikes continue for a sixth day with deadly results, with the elections in israel coming up in january. katie marzullo is here with the latest. >> reporter: we have new video, from this morning, you can see israeli missile hit a highrise in gaza city. the building houses foreign and domestic media offices. islamic jihad said the strike killed one of its top leaders. day six, israeli aircraft has not let up, one strike was captured on video behind cnn's anderson cooper. it was deja vu for cooper who experienced the same thing yesterday, live on the air. >> whoa! >> reporter: over the weekend israel was targeting hopes of hamas activists one strike took out 10 members of one family, four were children thousands attended their funeral today. at the same time dozens of hamas rockets fired into israel, one hit an empty school. >> i very much hope over the coming days we can achieve cessation on a basis that is sustainable. >> reporter: an israeli official says his
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
today. at the same time israel's prime minister netanyahu says he's prepared to expand the operation. his chief of staff has ordered troops to step up the pace of the raids in gaza. israel has launched more than 1,000 missiles, killing at least 84 palestinians. israel has massed armor and troops on the border. president obama is urging israel not to launch a ground war. tony blair and israeli president peres have met and speaking out. >> i hope over the coming days we can achieve cessation on a basis that is sustainable. >> our goals are clear to stop the fire and to introduce a deterrent against renewal of. >> reporter: stop the fire and introduce a deterrent against it. hamas continues to fire rockets into israel 1,000 total, nearly 300 intercepted. three israeli civilians have been killed, more than 60 injured. israel has opened a crossing allowing several trucks with medical supplies to enter. gaza hospitals are running low. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> former head of the cia david petraeus has hired one of the top lawyers in washington to help him handle his sex scan
ABC
Nov 17, 2012 1:05am PST
, abc7 news. >> thank you. let's go overseas. a massive blast rocked gaza city as israel and hamas edge closer to the brink of war. it struck the police headquarterses and it was more than 180 strikes in the past few hours. the battle began when israel killed hamas' military leader in retaliation hamas fired hundreds of rockets into israel from the gaza strip. israel is targeting possible hamas rocket sites. they also have 75,000 troops ready to march into gaza if necessary. president obama says he supports israel's right to defend itself. now, the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco. the palestinian demonstrators want to see an end to the strikes on the gaza strip. and right across the street, israeli supporters shouted their nation is acting in self-defense. >>> new at 11:00, a road rage incident in fremont escalate need a physical fight before police arrested one of the drivers. it happened in the middle of auto mall parkway. police say both drivers, one in a cement truck, stopped right in the middle of the road claiming to have been cutoff. the driver of the cement tru
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 11:00am PST
happened 25 miles southeast of louisiana. >>> in the middle east this morning, israel is moving a step to a possible ground defensive in gaza calling up 16,000 reservists. sporadic shelling continues to rattle israel. they are trying to negotiate a truce. the shells fell in your for the first time in 1970. 23 palestinians and three israelis have been killed since the violence erupted on wednesday. >> kristen: david petraeus testified on capitol hill in his first public appearance sex scandal made him step down. the private hearing is focusing on what he knew about the deadly attack in benghazi. he said the attacks were a terrorist strike not a spontaneous protest. he did tell lawmakers he was sorry about his affair, but it had nothing to do with his handling of libya. >> cheryl: snother showdown in washington, congressional leaders are confident that can reach a deal to avoid that fiscal cliff and risk of a new recession. taxes on all americans are set to go up if they can't reach a deal. republicans want to reduce the deficit by closing tax loopholes >> kristen: mike nicco is talking about
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 4:00pm PST
that that could change. at this point police don't have suspects. none that they're talking >> israel and israeli troopsqé.÷ are in the gaza strip border for a rocket attack that killed three israelies today. to begin israel to start mobilizing reserves. israel responding with air strikes on military targets in gaza city. 16 casualties are reported, including civilians following an air strike that killed hamas's top military commander. >> late this afternoon, cia announced it's opening an investigation into the general conduct of former cia director petraeus resigned over an affair, claiming he never gave las fied information owe to his miss stress, paula broadwell. defense secretary pin yetta spoke about the scandal. >> i am not aware of any others that could with involved in this issue. >> petraeus says resignation had nothing to do with the testimony that he will be giving tomorrow before a committee regarding the attack in benghazi, libya. >> let's take a look at the weather. >> we're about to enter a rather extended period of rainy, unsettled weather. you can see that there are
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 4:00pm PST
twheechld they'll do to avoid map a aviv today, tensions grew between israel and hamas. this is the thirtd day of violence, and missles have >> and abc 7 news mark matthews is live with us on montgomery street. and not a lot of rain, just a light sprinkle here in sacramento. not enough to dampen 150 that have gathered here to protest israeli strikes in the gaza strip. this is all part of a battle for public opinion that moved from the streets to the internet. rockets and bombs in gaza. the war also online. the battle israeli forces and hamas both using the internet to get messages out at the moment of israeli forces began hitting targets they sent out a tweet saying the defense forces have begun a wide spread campaign on terror. moments later, posted a video of a deadly air strike. >> it's something that is being fought on television, on web sites, in social media. >> the council general calls it a battle for legitimacy. >> today, in the global world is a strong component of norm relations he says it's a battle israel is winning in the u.s.. >> i would say overwhelming majority is v
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 11:00am PST
agreement was reached about 90 minutes ago. we want to take you live to jerusalem to israel this is israeli president benjamin netanyahu. he has confirmed the truce this morning he's speaking live. he says he agreed after consulting with president obama. you see him wrapping up his remarks now. also we want to show you this video, secretary of state clinton in cairo. >> united states welcomes the agreement today for a cease-fire in gaza the rocket attacks must end a calm returns. the people of this region deserve the chance to live free from fear and violence, today's agreement is a step in the right direction that we should build on. >> reporter: just a few hours ago the violence was escalating. israel launched rapid fire airstrikes on gaza city after a small militant group set off a bomb on a bus full of civilians in tel aviv, 27 people were hurt. the cease-fire reached just now, beginning just now, includes that after 24 hours of quiet gaza's border crossings with israel will be open. over the course of this weeklong conflict, 147 palestinians in gaza have been killed. five israelis dead
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 5:00am PST
israel and the palestinians in the gaza strip, u.s. navy positioning three ships on the remote chance that american citizens might need to be evacuate israel. there's a steady stream of rocket fire between israel and gaza. israel says it is ready to escalate operations if a deal cannot be reached. it has been an amassing force along the border for days. missiles killed 113 in gaza, almost half civilians. more than 700 rockets landed in israel, three killed there. >>> president obama met today with china's top leaders on the sidelines of the summit. the president says the u.s.-china relationship is cooperative and instructive and important there are clear rules for trade and investment. >>> the pacific northwest is taking a pounding from a storm that mike says is heading our way, oregon and washington are dealing with flash flooding, power outages and property damage from winds, rain and snow, an elk hunter died when a tree snapped and fell on to his tent this morning at least 5,000 homes and businesses don't have power down from 50,000. how is this affecting one of the busiest travel
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 6:00pm PST
a month. open enrollment ends december 7th. so call today or visit your local walgreens. >>> israel and hamas nowhere close to a peace agreement. israel hit key targets for a sixth day. the israeli campaign began after months of rocket attacks by hamas into israel. a senior militant is now among 111 fool stinins killed. hamas fighters launched nearly 100 rockets into israel today. bj sides say they're open to aip solution and are prepared for further escalation. >> navy s.e.a.l.s have been recorded -- regard as heroes. the number of people posing as navy s.e.a.l.s have soared. >> one such imposter was tracked down. this is a story you broke last night. >> misguided soul trying to impress people but to the family members of those who tied it's important. they call it stolen valor. the members of the s.e.a.l.s launch a raid kaling -- killing osama bin laden, head shots fired from boat to boat. they have sparked a surge in the number of imposters.. >> s.e.a.l.s are the number one targeted group for imposters. >> don is a real retired navy >>1er densesmoor claiming to ae a veteran with
ABC
Nov 15, 2012 11:00am PST
out of the mideast. real fear this afternoon an all-out war between israel and hamas. israeli ground troops massing for what appears to be a ground offensive into the gaza strip that follows hamas' rocket attacks deep into israel some landing in suburban tel aviv. unconfirmed reports of three israel -- israeli casualties. 15 casualties, including civilians following yesterday's air strike that killed hamas' top military commander. >>> meteorologist mike nicco, keeping a close eye on that rain coming our way soon. >> just about five more hours of daylight and dry weather, to get youries finished before the rain when it comes it is going to come in waves and it is going to be here all weekend. we'll try to give you a timetable and how much you are going to get. >>> also, the investigation into whether 5 hour energy drinks are dangerous, even deadly for some. >>> hostess says it is not kidding, why the company is vowing to shutdown in three hours and >>> there is a new health alert about the popular energy drink 5 hour energy. federal officials say the ding a factor in at least 1
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 6:00pm PST
the scene on thursday afternoon. >> across the street, mike harris defended israel's military strikes. >> israel has the right to defend citizens.. >> the battle for public opinion, israeli forces and hamas are both using the internet to get the messages out. at the moment they sent out a tweet saying the defense forces has begun a campaign on terror. >> and moments later they posted an video of an air strike hamas responded for every strike there is a tweet or video post, a war of information in the struggle to win hearts and minds. >> that is being fought on television and web sites and social media. >> the israeli consul general calls it a battle for legitimacy. >> i would say there is a majority that is supportive. americans understand. >> would it matter if public opinion turned against israel? >> when it comes to protecting lives of children i think at the end of the day it does not matter. >> the chair says it does matter, more than israeli y admit. >> two days ago there is considerable support that would not be in the position it is. >> now, social media has had an imp
ABC
Nov 20, 2012 6:00pm PST
cease fire today there is no let up tonight in the rocket attacks between israel and hamas. this report as secretary of state clinton made an emergency trip to israel to meet with israeli program. that is defending israel's right to protect itself, calling on both sides to find a peaceful solution. >> goal must be a durable outcome promoting regional stability, advancing security of israelies and palestinians alike. >> the visit as two sides fired rockets at each other for a seventh day. egypt's president announced he expected a deal on a cease fire today but that did not materialize. unclear whether a deal would be reached. >> couples turned to a bay area man to help them adopt children from ukraine. >> there are concerns the couples are not getting the full story. >> dan noiz has the story of one couple whose adopted children came from a mental institution. >> this has been probable lit hardest thing i, i can't imagine going through anything any worse. >> laurie ask jason thought they were doing the right thing. the north carolina couple decided to adopt two children from an u
ABC
Nov 21, 2012 6:00pm PST
, investigating a bay area oyster farm. >> new uncertainty over death and taxes. >>> tonight israel and hamas claiming victory the cease fire deal. palestinians flooded streets of gaza city to celebrate the agreement brokered by egypt and the united states. under the deal hamas stop firing rockets into israel and israelies have abried to open border crossings into gaza. secretary of state clinton says the cease fire is an important first step. >> people of the region deserve the chance to live free from fear, and violence. and today's agreement is a step in the right direction we should build on. >> abc 7 news spoke with a palestinian doctor in gaza that is with the middle east children alliance, a group helping children traumatized by violence. >> in five minutes from my home to my office, i could see destruction and the i can see the zried homes. the worst part of this, of the after tack against gaza ais the affect on the children. and they have been this time, we'll find out the disorder.pqjv said in israel. a bomb exploded in tel aviv. a militant group claimed presponsibility for that. >>
ABC
Nov 19, 2012 4:30am PST
continue to fire more than 100 rockets into israel overnight, israel retaliated. two homes were destroyed in gaza city, killing four, wounding 42. israeli leaders are preparing to ramp up military operations, egyptian security officials say an israeli envoy is in cairo for talks on a cease-fire. katie marzullo will have a live report in our next half hour. >>> president obama is in cambodia in morning. he will taken the east asia summit with secretary of the city hillary clinton. the president arrived from myanmar where he addressed students. mr. obama is the first sitting u.s. president to visit myanmar and encouraged the country to continue its transition towards democracy. >>> hearing will focus on muni's performance and maintenance, buses, trains and light rail are suffering from poor maintenance, lack of investment and most of all, issues with reliability. in august muni had an on-time rate of 57%. muni is considering a 6 1/2 million dollar plan give free rides to students. weiner says the money should be used to improve reliability. >>> workers at port of oakland planning
ABC
Nov 18, 2012 5:00pm PST
ask escalate. right now israel is massing troops and tanks at the border for a possible ground attack. three jiferlz have been killed and more than 60 palestinians have died. >>> a big massacre while the israeli targeted the buildings inhabited by -- >> they used homes and mosques to hide their arms. >> ama: as the circle of violence continues, diplomats from several countries, including the u.s., are trying to brokery cease fire. >> the man accused of killing seven people in a mass shooting at own lean university is scheduled to be back in court tomorrow. he pleaded not guilty to the massacre. police say he admitted to investigators he did it because he was angry at boycott for refusing to refund his tuition. tomorrow the reports from to psychiatrists are expected to be submitted in his case. >> a fire was reported just after 2:00 p.m. inside a house at 47th avenue and geary street. the flames sent up a big plume of black smoke. fortunately no one was hurt. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> a group of fishermen helped rescue three people after their boat
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 6:00pm PST
authority status as a non-member observer state. israel and united states voted against the controversial measure which could make it easier for the palestinian authority to pursue israel in international courts. palestinian president mahmoud abbas called it a last chance for a peaceful two state settlement. >> just ahead, a bay area's woman battle against cancer. >> how social media is bringing >>> traditional fund-raising usually involves something like a bake sale or auction. >> social media opened a new arena. >> it is called cloud funding and michael finney is here tonight, apparently it works. >> it really does. it is a game changer. i reported earlier about a local elementary school where they were able to raise cash by using a cloud funding site. thousands of folks are raising money from everything from making movies to paying medical bills. for one san francisco woman who is fighting cancer, it has done more. it has brought hope. michelle mingle west side the horses that roam free on this sonoma county farm. she doesn't want to ride, just to walk among them. the farm is run by th
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Nov 18, 2012 6:00am PST
broker a cease-fire. this morning president obama is standing be signed israel's right to defend itself. a hamas record aimed at he will -- tel aviv was intercepted by israel's so-called iron dome missile defense system. israel also said it's targeted hamas military leader with air strikes. a air strikes hit media centers in the gaza strip today. meanwhile israeli leaders called up 75,000 reservists for the ongoing conflict. those are the headlines. good morning america will have more coverage from the middle east coming up at 7:00. [chanting] >> this is a display of some of the anger over the bombing in gaza is on display in san francisco. a pro-palestinian anti-israeli crowd rallied in front of the israeli consulate last night. you see them there marching down market street. they were yelling "while you are shopping, bombs are dropping. the rally was peaceful. more demonstrations are expected today and tomorrow. >>> some local families are working to find a common solution. abc7 news reporter shows how bay area jews and palestinians are getting together to work toward peace. >>
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
breaking, israel's deputy prime minister is calling it an escalation in the conflict. the bomb went off on the bus across from the military headquarters in tel aviv. cnn is reporting it was not a suicide bombing that someone left the device on the bus. hamas is not claiming responsibility, but is praising the attack. israeli rescue services says at least 10 injured, three critically. missiles continue to fly between israel and gaza, the death toll in gaza keeps rising, more than 130 palestinians have been killed. still, both israeli and hamas leaders say they would welcome peace. >> this is a possibility of achieving a long term solution to this problem, through diplomatic means, we would prefer that. if not, i'm sure you understand that israel will have to take whatever action is necessary to defend its people. >> let me say, we are open for all the diplomatic efforts in order to make an end for this crisis, but we are also prepared to do what we are supposed to do in order to protect our people and the future of our children. >> secretary of state clinton back in jerusalem right n
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00am PST
public hearing to disclose information that isn't classified. >> eric: in the middle east, israel offered to suspend the offensive at the gaza strip during a visit by egypt's prime minister but the offer didn't hole hold. fighting escalated sharply overnight. dozens of missiles exploded in gaza city. missiles also targeted about 150 other sites that they used to fire rockets at israel. fighting erupted with first ever hamas area in the tel aviv area and israel is calling up reservists. >> kristen: rain is big concern in daly city after a huge mudslide prompted crews to take pro-active measures. a broken water pipe sent nearly 98,000 gallons of water down on a hillside. most of it has been hauled away except for what accumulated on hillside park. what residents fear this rain and what is coming may carry mud down their street for a second time. let's take a live look at the area right now. you can see not really any rain yet maybe just a little damp. amy hollyfield will have a live update in the next half-hour what the city is doing to prepare for the wet weather that is certainly
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Nov 18, 2012 5:00am PST
aimed at he will receive was intercepted by israel's so-called iron dome missile defense system. israel also said it's targeted hamas military leader with air strikes. a air strikes hit media centers in the gaza strip today. meanwhile israeli leaders called up 75,000 reservists for the ongoing conflict. those are the headlines. good morning america will have more coverage from the middle east coming up at 7:00. [chanting] >> some of the anger over the bombing in gaza is on display in san francisco. a pro palestinian anti-israeli crowd rallied in front of the israeli consulate last night. you see them there marching down market street. we then to union chair, while you are shopping bombs are dropping. rally was peaceful. more demonstrations are expected today and tomorrow. >>> some local families are working to find a common solution. abc7 news reporter shows how bay area jews and palestinians are getting together to work toward peace. >> escalating violence in gaza has prevented her from getting any rest in the last few days. >> if i was there, i would be sleeping just living normally b
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Nov 20, 2012 4:00pm PST
east hoping to help negotiate an end to the week of fighting between israel and hamas militants. she met with israel prime minister netanyahu. >> all must be advancing the he can ti and the legitimate as spir yaigs of israelies and palestinian as like. >> the visit as both sides continue to fire rockets for a seventh day. there had been reports out of egypt that a cease-fire could be agreed upon by tonight. sources say any announcement won't come until tomorrow. >> four men with ties to southern california facingo;[÷z% terroorism choorjz they're accused of trying to kill americans we'll have more on that spot coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> a pilot of a small plane walked away with miner injuries after crashing near san rafael airport. fire officials tell us the pilot had trouble this morning trying to turn back, he managed to land in a marsh about a mile away. up to 50 gallons of fuel spilled and crews are cleaning that up. >> pittsburgh city crews have restored water service after an overnight water main break affected more than a dozen homes. people lost water service around
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Nov 14, 2012 11:00am PST
obviously, israel, which is having grave concerns, as we do, for example, about movements of chemical weapons that might occur in such a chaotic atmosphere. it could have an impact on the region as a whole. i'm encouraged to see that the opposition created an umbrella group that may have more cohesion than they have had in the past. my envoys will be traveling and meeting with people. we consider them a legitimate representative of the as operations -- aspirations of the syrian people. it's a broad-based representative group. one of the questions we'll continue to press is making sure that the opposition is committed to a democratic syria, an inclusive syria, a moderate syria. we have seen extremist elements insinuate themselves into the opposition. and one of the things that we have to be on guard about, particularly talking about arming opposition figures, is that we're not indirectly putting arms in the handles of folks who would do americans harm or israelis or otherwise engage in actions that are detrimental to our national security. we're constantly probing and working on that i
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00am PST
since the cease-fire between israel and hamas. secretary of state clinton and egypt's foreign minister brokered the deal to end eight days of violence the worst fighting in years. for palestinians it means no more israeli airstrikes or hamas leaders assassinated in gaza for israel a stop to rocket fire from gaza, today the deal clouds negotiations to open border and allow people and goods to move freely. >>> back here neighbors of a disabled san francisco man have stepped up to find his stolen service dog. while he was getting dialysis, somebody broke his truck's window grabbed his dog lola. rob suffers from crohn's dis's and was just diagnosed with cancer, he says lola was one of the bright stops -- spots in his life. >> she was wonderful from the first day, the most affectionate, sweetest, nicest, companion you could have. >> neighbors have stepped up, they've offered a $3,000 reward to help find lola. they handed out fliers and knocked on doors looking for her. >>> berkeley police need your help catching a serial cigarette thief. they hope someone will recognize this man an
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Nov 17, 2012 6:00am PST
israel said they responded to attacks launched by hamas. overnight targets included buildings link today top hamas officials, supply tunnels, a three-story apartment building and massive police compound in gaza. home of a hamas leader was hit. he was not home at the time. militants have unleashed some 500 rockets against israel, including new longer-range rockets that have hit tel aviv and jerusalem. there will be more coming up at 7:00. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro-palestinian demonstrators want to see an end. but the israeli supporters said their nation is acting in self-defense. >> new this morning is southern egypt a train collided with a school bus carrying kindergartners killing at least 47. it occurred as the bus crossed the track. others are still missing. distraught families search the tracks tore loved ones. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped toward it. egypt's train has a poor safety record. badly maintained equipment. >> we are learning more about a man arrested at the oakland interna
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Nov 7, 2012 6:00pm PST
viruss.. >> this is written we believe by the u.s. and or israel to go and damage centerfujs being used in iran to produce nuclear material. >> this research resident says it may mark the first time a computer program has done damage to the country's infrastructure. >> every year, number of network devices grows w those comes new vulnerabilitis.. >> that the u.s. military will be better equipped to patch or exploit. >> breaking news we're following in redwood city. sky 7 live over the cal train accident that we told you about just minutesing ayes. trains stopped in both directions a southbound train hit a car, no word yet on why that is on the tracks. they're not telling us the condition at this point. we'll bring you more information tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00. >> hets go back and update the forecast. changes coming our way. >> changes in the northeast, too. a big storm moving up along the atlantic coast. there is a mix of rain and snow and strong gusty winds in spots. we'll see a mixed bag with areas of showers and snow. and showers here in the bay area tomorrow, will be a we
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Nov 22, 2012 6:00pm PST
meals from congregation beth israel. thank you to shell chemical. that brings our total to 6764 meals, we'll be asking you to help with the food drive taking donations on december 12th locations around the bay area go to abc 7 news.com/community to find out where. >> thank you. >> who gets start when 49ers takes the field. >>> rick is here with sports for us. >> and i think alex should be starting but what do i know? we'll find out on sunday. espn reporting he pass a concussion test. says no decision has been made. >> collin has been getting pretty similar to what he got last week. and it's how it gets divvied up. >>m?pxr dallas defense, four touchdowns washington led at the half. cowboys make a game of it. tony romo through for 441 yards. they would get no closer, both teams are five and six. sue is known as dirtiest player in the league. he delivers a kick to the join of mat shaub no, penalty was called there. former cal running back takes hand off appearing to be down. no whistle is blown. he keeps ongoing for a touchdown. take a look. touches the ground the place should be reverse
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Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
surprise announcement in israel bay. one of the top politicians is calling it quits. uhud barrack announced he will not seek reelection in jachblt zbrortz to polls january to 2. he had served as israeli prime minister from 1999 until 2001. egyptian president indicated today is he not backing down from a series of wide sweeping decrees issued on thursday that give sweeping powers and grants in immunity. opponents accuse him of acting like a dictator. >> dairy farmers took anger over low milk prices to the streets today. farmers soaked police with milk outside of the european union headquarters today, farmers demanding higher prices for milk which is being sold at below production costs. farm ministers due to meet on webs. -- wednesday. >> just ahead tonight case of the exploding cable box. >> it's like a fire work going off. >> looking at damage and why >>> an ohio judge jentsed a woman dubbed the cleaning fairy to probation. cleaned it and left a bill for $75 she told police she broke in because she want something owe do. >> i don't know if i'd complain. >> i know. a relaxing nigh
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Nov 11, 2012 5:00pm PST
drawing in its neighbors. >>> israel today fired a warning shot into syria after a stray mortar shell hit an israeli military post. no injuries were reported. >>> authorities allowed some residents to return to their homes in indianapolis after a natural gas explosion killed two people. firefighters found two bodies as they sifted through the rubble of homes leveled last night. four other people suffered minor injuries. the explosion damaged three dozen homes, some of them remain offlimits to residents. investigators spent the day looking for what caused the blast. >>> an update now on a story abc-7 news brought you earlier this week. a missing historic clock has been restored. veterans return the clock to its original sight in 1934 the clock was erected in honor of veterans killed in war. but it was cut off its metal base and stolen after a long court battle over its legality on public land. the cross disappeared two years ago, thankses to a viewer tip, abc-7 news found it this week in san mateo county. >>> ahead, results of a study that coffee drinkers will find hard to swallow. >>
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Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm PST
news." tonight, rain of fire. families taking cover in israel and gaza. showered with rockets.
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Nov 15, 2012 6:00pm PST
action that could lead to war in israel. >> and following up on the new gaming system here for the holidays. >>> there is a late development in the case of an east bay man beaten to death about i a trespasser while he waited for police. the family is suing for wrongful death, personal injury. an intruder attacked with a large power -- flower pot. he called police and they did not initially respond because they were monitoring a protest. ju >>> two dozen workers are in oakland waiting to findaÑñf out whether they will have jobs this time, next week. union peb members striking against hostess, the plant makes bred and also a distribution center for hostess. they're asking workers to take a pay cut and a cut if benefits, telling them to return to work tonight. >> come back and you know, sit down. bargain with us. it's up to them. >> teamsters have an agreement so they're back to work. right? yes. they are back to work. they did accept the contract. >> does that hurt your position? >> no. >> ceo says workers do not like the package being offered they should find work else wr. hostess
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Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm PST
canada, finland, france, germany israel, norway, poleland, romania and sweden as country that's allow women 7u australia joined the list when opening it front line units to women. including in afghanistan. >> a bay area woman is not giving up a fight against the federal government after she was fired from the va she's for pointing out errors in veteran disability claims. jenny fox representing her snefl a lawsuit against the va saying she was fired after notifying a supervisor about a;h being rejected. straining her but she will not back down. >> i believe i can nevering forrive myself if i don't stand up and advocate for myself which is advocating for other va employees and veterans. >> an analysis found an error rate of 38% in claims. attorneys for the federal government declined to comment on this case. today's hearing was over issues involving evidence. the trial doesn't start until next year. >> to washington. congress and the president are no closer to a deal to avoid masigs, tax increases in spending cuts that so called fiscal cliff. the senate top rbi republican says the presi
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Nov 17, 2012 8:00am PST
. he faces felony charges of robbery and burglary. >> israel's military says they have struck more than 800 targets in gaza strip in response to rockets by hamas. >> supply tunnels and three-story apartment building. hamas leader's home was hit but he was not home at the time. those have hit tel aviv and unprecedented move have hit in jerusalem. much more on the mideast on abc news. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro-palestinian demonstrators want to see an end israeli sporters say they are acting in self-defense. >> a train collided with a school bus killing at hottest 47. the crash occurred as the bus crossed the tracks. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped towards it. >>> we're learning more about the man arrested in oakland international airport. they believe the man tried to sneak bomb material in. >> they learned that 49-year-old man said he was artist carrying artwork, not components that could be used as a bomb as police believe. we did some digging into his background and found this website for him t
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Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
high in the middle east. israel defense minister announced he's quitting politics. israelies go to polls january 22 to vote for members of parliament. the graduate served as the israeli prime minister from 1999 until twun. >> new york city mayor is asking washington for $9.8 billion to help pay for damage from super storm sandy saying insurance will only pay for $9 billion of the $19 kbrinl sandy did to the city. the storm killed 40 residents, left 10,000 homeless. bloomberg says he expects feds to antiy up. >> i believe that we're going to win. i still think we're going to get that stadium on the west side.%fyqt i'm an optimist. >> new york governor kuomo is asking washington for $42 chris christie is seeking $30 william. total is still less than $146 billion washington provided after hurricane katrina. >> up next, nasa announces it's longest space flight and american astronauts that will take part in the mission. >> giants will get a record bonus every player is paid, including suspended slugger melky cabrerra. >> michael finney q and a just head. i'll answer your questions here
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Nov 17, 2012 5:00am PST
charges of robbery and burglary. >>> the military for israel said they responded to attacks launched by hamas. the targets are linked to top supply tunnels and the massive police come bound in gaza. home of a hamas ledder was hit. he was not home at the time. militants have unleashed some 500 rockets against israel, including new longer-range rockets that have hit tel aviv and jerusalem. there will be more coming up at 7:00. >> the attacks triggered a protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro palestinian demonstrators want to see an end. but the israeli supporters said their nation is acting in self-defense. >> and a train collided with a school bus carrying kindergartners killing at least 47. it occurred as the bus crossed the track. others are still missing. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped toward it. egypt's train has a poor safety record. >>> and also, possible bomb components found in a carry-on bag. new information about the man arrested at oakland airport. and lake tahoe ski resorts prepare for another big >> this is ab
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Nov 16, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> israel suspended action but the offer did not hold. it escalated sharply overnight. dozens of missiles exploded in gasta city hitting the interior ministry. fighting between the two sides erupted yesterday with the first ever hamas attack on the tel aviv area. here is in the u.s. americans are making their voices heard during protests in several american cities including demonstrations in new york city. several hundred people gathered outside the israeli consulate and wave signs. similar demonstrations happened in montgomery street in san francisco. >> a husband and wife charged with murdering a retired east bay school teacher last month are scheduled to be in court. they appeared last week but did not enter a plea. his wife has also been charged in the case. she was extradited from washington state where they were both arrested last month. couple is charged in the murder of 55-year-old suzy coe that was killed in her home. they were arrested after being spotted after driving her car in seattle. >> san rafael police have released a sketch of an armed prowler that may have been
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